Drawing up a list of options that consist of your preferred candidate and a smack on the head is a very old Labour trick.
Between the Chancellor and the Prime Minister, the Conservative Party is left with little option but to revert to attacking Corbyn.
Options range from a few empty seats at the World Cup to launching cyber-attacks against Russia.
Three MPs – two Conservatives and one Labour – are alleged to have been bullying Parliament’s clerks.
Replacing the party’s general secretary with a thoroughbred Corbynite is a priority for the Labour left. The question is: who?
Even if Sergei Skripal’s condition is found to be the result of foul play by Russia, the UK has Brexit to think about – which the Kremlin sees as in its interests.
The communities secretary was found dead just days after being fired.
The Labour leader has realised that he actually does want to be prime minister.
For a minority of Labour MPs, Jeremy Corbyn’s growing hegemony and Tom Watson’s acquiescence are no laughing matter.
If they thought voters would buy “Jeremy the spy”, they’d be less worried about whether voters were buying “Jeremy the Prime Minister”.
A libel fee could kill the party. Unless, of course, an expensive leadership battle gets there first.